Yanik honoured

Vernon’s Lara Yanik was among those honoured at the third annual B.C. Aboriginal Business Awards recently at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver.

Vernon’s Lara Yanik was among those honoured at the third annual B.C. Aboriginal Business Awards recently at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver.

Yanik, a majority partner of The Pilates Connection, was presented with the Young Female Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the event, presented by the All Nations Trust Company (ANTCO).

Since turning to Pilates at the advice of her physician in 2003, Yanik has transformed her own personal fitness routine into a thriving business, which she started in 2009.

Offering classes as well as training for instructors, Pilates Connection has achieved success in the competitive market of health and wellness in just a few short years.

For a complete award recipients, visit www.bcachievement.com.